Samsung debuts new SyncMaster LCD monitors

The 15″ SyncMaster 153B and 17″ SyncMaster 173B offer built-in speakers, making them perfect for any multimedia application. All four new LCD monitors are currently shipping.

“As a global technology leader and innovator, Samsung prides itself on offering best-of-breed technologies at affordable prices. Samsung is continuously working to enhance and upgrade its award-winning line of display products to provide its customers with advanced solutions, unique designs and great values,” states Monica Islas, Product Marketing Manager for Monitors, for Samsung’s Digital Information Technology Division (DITD). “The new ‘T’ and ‘B’ series harness the power of Samsung’s fifth generation LCD production plant to provide high-end displays that meet the needs of today’s demanding computing and imaging applications.”

SyncMaster 153T and 173T: High-End Displays for Advanced Applications

Offered in attractive black, Samsung’s SyncMaster 153T features a thin 0.68″ bezel and the 173T features a 0.5″ bezel and both offer a slim 1″ panel profile. Sporting removable bases and sleek dimensions, both displays are perfect for financial institutions such as the stock market or any application where two displays are positioned side-by-side or stacked on top of one another. Each monitor offers a virtually uninterrupted flow of data without a bulky bezel impeding the view.

The 153T and 173T give users the option using either a digital or analog interface for viewing images and text. The Digital Video Interface (DVI) ensures a shaper, cleaner image and a more accurate representation of the original video source. Since video starts out digital in a PC graphics card, the digital output is directly interfaced to the digital input of the LCD panel and always provides the optimum quality image. In addition, no end-user adjustments are required with a digital display, even when randomly changing resolutions. Both monitors feature Pivot® software by Portrait Displays for switching between portrait and landscape viewing. With Pivot, users have full-page viewing capabilities of 8-1/2 x 11 or A4 documents without having to scroll.

For users who demand image display perfection, the SyncMaster 173T utilizes Samsung’s Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA), the latest technology advancement in liquid crystal cell structure for improved viewing. The display offers a 170° viewing angle, a high brightness rate of 250cd/m2, an ultra-high 700:1 contrast ratio and an extremely fast response time of less than 25 milliseconds. This monitor is ideal for users who require data and graphics that are accurately displayed with photo-realistic image quality including motion video applications, 3D technologies, entertainment, gaming and Web design. The 173T has an ultra-fine pixel pitch of 0.264 mm and offers a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024.

The SyncMaster 153T features maximum resolution of 1024 x 768, a 150° horizontal viewing angle and a 120° vertical viewing angle, a high brightness rate of 250cd/m2, a 350:1 contrast ratio and a response time of less than 25 milliseconds. It’s perfect corporate environments, SOHO settings as well as in the home.

SyncMaster 153B and 173B: Multimedia Displays Perfect for Any Application
The SyncMaster 153B and 173B come in an elegant silver color and incorporate built-in speakers that eliminate the need for cumbersome speakers that attach to a user’s PC. Both monitors feature an analog input which offers an easy-access, one-button auto calibration system for greater control over the on-screen image allowing for quick proportioning of screen geometry, contrast, brightness and clock-phase. The On Screen Display system features a comprehensive menu of controls, including auto adjustment, color and image size.

The 173B offers a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024, a 450:1 contrast ratio of and high brightness of 270 cd/m2, producing razor-sharp and crisp text and images. The new 173B offers clear, flicker-free viewing from almost any angle, making this display a corporate powerhouse.

The 153B has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768, wide horizontal and vertical viewing angles and an ultra-fine 0.297 pixel pitch. The display produces sharp and crisp text and images with a high 350:1 contrast ratio and high brightness of 250 cd/m².

Samsung backs all of its monitors with a three-year, parts and labor warranty as well as toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition, Samsung offers a three-year Advanced Replacement Program, three-year Repair & Return or Exchange and three-year Shuttle Exchange for hassle-free repairs. For more information about Samsung’s SyncMaster monitors or for the name of the dealer nearest you, contact Samsung toll-free at 1-800-SAMSUNG or via the Internet at

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